Part aircraft part train this electric Hyperloop could travel at over Mach 1

Part aircraft part train this electric Hyperloop could travel at over Mach 1

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New forms of transport are emerging all the time, and many have bold claims, so we’ll see how this one plays out.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch...

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An autonomous Blackhawk just successfully completed its first mock rescue mission

An autonomous Blackhawk just successfully completed its first mock rescue mission

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Helicopter crews in war time are put at high risk during search and rescue operations but now an autonomous Blackhawk could see pilots grounded.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and...

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A new flying car concept takes its cue straight from Blade Runner

A new flying car concept takes its cue straight from Blade Runner

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We won’t in fact have flying cars, they’ll basically be big drones that carry passengers, so this design is about as close to a commercial flying car we could see enter production.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with...

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Gravity blows hot air to show off their latest 1,000bhp jet pack

Gravity blows hot air to show off their latest 1,000bhp jet pack

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This is a great example of how advances in technology are helping increase the energy density of fuels, the performance of materials, and helping people take to the skies in new ways to save lives.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future...

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Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Transportation, Hounslow CC

Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Transportation, Hounslow CC

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF During this keynote session futurist Matthew Griffin discusses the future of transport and mobility, and shines a light on not just how we move goods, people, and services from A to Z, but also the impacts on infrastructure and how we fund this global transformation....

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Telsa vehicles will soon be connected to SpaceX’s global space internet system

Telsa vehicles will soon be connected to SpaceX’s global space internet system

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Elon Musk has announced on Twitter that all Teslas will soon be using his space based satellite communications system to connect to the internet.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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The first hydrogen powered trains enter service in Germany

The first hydrogen powered trains enter service in Germany

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF For a whole bunch of reasons the transition from polluting fossil fuels is now truly getting underway and it’s great to see it happening.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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For the first time a flying yacht has made green hydrogen at sea

For the first time a flying yacht has made green hydrogen at sea

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Our ability to make zero emissions green hydrogen fuel from renewable sources is getting better all the time, and it will accelerate the energy switch from fossil fuels.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with...

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Open fan engine prototype helps Airbus cut 20 percent of aircraft emissions

Open fan engine prototype helps Airbus cut 20 percent of aircraft emissions

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Airbus is exploring the technologies of the past and future to help it create zero emissions aircraft and this latest engine prototype helps save 20% of emissions.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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Airbus uses the giant A380 to test its first prototype Hydrogen jet engines

Airbus uses the giant A380 to test its first prototype Hydrogen jet engines

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen fuel is seen as the aviation industries only route to true zero emissions flight, and Airbus are leading the way.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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Formula E unveils jet inspired cars and new EV regen braking systems

Formula E unveils jet inspired cars and new EV regen braking systems

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many of the innovations in Formula E eventually filter down into commercial cars to improve their range, performance, and sustainability.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech...

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The Mayflower becomes the first autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic

The Mayflower becomes the first autonomous ship to cross the Atlantic

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Slowly but surely companies are developing the technology they need to eliminate many of the operating crews on board ships and this is yet another step towards that goal.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself...

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A historic first as Cruise starts offering truly driverless cab rides in California

A historic first as Cruise starts offering truly driverless cab rides in California

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Up until now a safety driver has had to be in self-driving cars in case they needed to take control quickly, but now that driver’s gone.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from...

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BMW shows off its colour changing car in a vision of the future

BMW shows off its colour changing car in a vision of the future

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Materials are changing, they’re becoming smarter, more capable, and more controllable – and digital – and this is a good example of future applications.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University,...

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This new drone swarm speeds through forests with unprecedented ease

This new drone swarm speeds through forests with unprecedented ease

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF This technological leap shows just how far drone and autonomous navigation and manoeuvrability tech has come in just a few years.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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This new road gives your electric vehicle unlimited range

This new road gives your electric vehicle unlimited range

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Lithium Ion batteries in cars and supercharger networks could be just transition technologies as more companies experiment with new ways to charge your EV’s wherever they are.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses...

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Commercially available solar vehicles that never need charging are here

Commercially available solar vehicles that never need charging are here

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF With solar panels getting so efficient have you ever wondered why you need tons of batteries to power your electric vehicle?   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, subscribe to the podcast, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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No stopping solar after another record breakthrough smashes 32% efficiency

No stopping solar after another record breakthrough smashes 32% efficiency

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If solar is already the world’s cheapest form of energy what happens when the tech gets multiple times better?! Energy generation costs go to zero …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential...

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DHL and Volvo partner up to deliver autonomous hub to hub trucking

DHL and Volvo partner up to deliver autonomous hub to hub trucking

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Self driving trucks are coming, and now they’re coming just that little bit faster to change the industry … Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. You’ve...

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This new silent drone flies using ionic propulsion and nothing but ionised air

This new silent drone flies using ionic propulsion and nothing but ionised air

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you think planes need fuel to fly then ionic propulsion will make you think again …   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about exponential tech and trends,  connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. A while...

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